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Carnitine, Total and Free
|Methodology:||High-pressure liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)|
Collect: Red-top tube OR Gel-barrier tube (SST) OR Green-top (heparin) tube - 2.5 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and freeze. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Freeze
Stability: Frozen : 14 days
Causes for Rejection : Specimen not frozen
Note: This test is approved for NY .
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